FORT EUSTIS — The Fort Eustis Army Transition Assistance Program (TAP), Virginia Chamber Foundation and Virginia Department of Veterans Services will co-host a hiring and career exploration event for veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses on May 11.
“The Fort Eustis Army Transition Assistance Program is excited to partner with the Virginia Chamber Foundation and Virginia Department of Veterans Services on this upcoming HIRE VETS NOW networking and hiring event,” said Transition Services Manager Sherman Watkins. “Through our partnership we can better connect our military community with Virginia employers looking to hire veterans and military spouses.”
Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with Virginia employers representing a diverse range of industries including: Canon Virginia, First Command Financial Planning, HII Mission Technologies, HII Newport News Shipbuilding, ITA International, Leidos, Riverside Health, Serco, Siemens, and Smithfield Foods, according to the chamber.
“Virginia employers honor those who have served our nation and are looking to hire from our military and veteran community.” added Cyndi Miracle, SVP of Programs for the Virginia Chamber Foundation. “We welcome all career interests, backgrounds, and experience levels to attend the hiring event and learn about career opportunities in the civilian sector.
The event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Anderson Field House. A complimentary lunch will be provided. The event is open to all transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses that have base access. Walk-ins are welcome, or register in advance. For more information on the Hire Vets Now program and full program schedule visit its official website.